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       kaptain - Universal graphical front-end for command-line programs.


       kaptain [options] file


       kaptain  reads  the  given  file  and  builds  a  user-friendly  dialog
       according to the grammar rules found in it.

       See info kaptain for a detailed overview.


       kaptain accepts the following options:

       -h, --help
              Show summary of options.

       -V     Run in verbose mode.

              Show version of program.

       --test Run in test mode. This means that commands are not executed when
              a button is pressed, only printed to the standard output.

       -V, --verbose
              Report  more  information on processing the input file. Internal
              representation of the  grammar  and  the  dialog  tree  is  also
              printed. Use this flag if Kaptain does not work as expected.

       -c <host:port>, --client <host:port>
              Establish  communication  channel  as  a  client connecting to a
              server on <host> listening on <port>.

       -s <port>, --server <port>
              Listen to the specified <port> and accept the first  connection.
              This will be used as a communication channel.

       -p <command>, --pipe <command>
              Start  the given command and communicate with it on its standard
              input and output. Don’t forget to quote <command> if it contains
              spaces or other metacharacters used by the shell.

              Use  standard  input  and output for communication. In this case
              you must specify an input file, thus grammar  script  cannot  be
              read  from the standard input when it is used as a communication

              Instructs Kaptain not to process messages received on the  input

              If  this  flag is set, Kaptain will not send any messages on its
              output channel.


       Zsolt Terék <>.

                              September 11, 2004